The Alfred Wegener Institute is committed to making its website accessible.
This accessibility statement applies to www.awi.de.
This website is partially compliantiv with BITV 2.0, due to the non-compliances and/or the exemptions listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reason(s):
non-compliance with the BITV 2.0
1. Color contrast
Description: Contrast between text color and background color is insufficient for some elements.
Measure: Introduction of a button to see a high-contrast color variant.
Description: Not all PDFs on the website are accessible.
Measure: When creating new PDFs, care is taken to ensure that they are accessible.
3. Mising alternative texts
Description: Many visual elements lack a corresponding alternative text.
Measures: The field for alternative text has now been made mandatory in the content management system. Also, all web editors have been informed about the necessity of an alternative text.
Description: For synchronized media, there is no alternative yet that makes the entire content accessible.
Measures: In the future, there should be a transcript for new videos.
This statement was prepared on 23.09.2021 and updated on 08.02.2021.
The technical review of accessibility was carried out by:
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research
Feedback and contact information:
We would like to further improve our offer. Feel free to share your digital accessibility issues and questions with us: email@example.com
If your contact with the public body was not successful, you can contact the central office for accessible information technology in Bremen. This also offers further information on enforcement